Cypress Bay High School in Weston, FL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    4,403
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    1,181 4.2
  • Ranking

Cypress Bay High School is a public coed school in Weston, Florida. It has 4,403 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 82% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 1,181 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

18600 Vista Park Blvd
Weston, FL 33332
(754) 323-0350

Ratings and Reviews
4.2 from 1,181 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Lots of opportunities to take advantage of.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: Best school and best teachers in all of Florida.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I have never heard about cases if bullying in my school, so I assume not many people are bullied; my school is one of the most accepting places of ethnically and racially diverse people that I've ever been to. I have never seen the school nurse, so I am unsure of the types of help the nurse can lend.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: The amount of extracurricular activities available at Cypress is overwhelming. There are tons of clubs and organizations to take part in after school and during the weekends. People are very committed to their clubs and often strive to obtain positions of leadership because they enjoy them so much.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: The school is extremely unique due to its location in South Florida. Our school has a very diverse student body of 4,600, and everyone gets along great. As a large school, there are so many programs to choose from to match the students' interests, and we can start clubs if there isn't a program already. I've had great experiences at athletic events, cultural nights, and club-sponsored events on campus. For having so many students, my school is a tight-knit community where a majority of the people are open and friendly.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.66 West Broward High School 4 mi. 2,718
3.00 Western High School 5 mi. 3,080
3.00 Charles W. Flanagan High School 6 mi. 2,913
3.00 Everglades High School 7 mi. 2,425
2.33 Miramar High School 11 mi. 2,606

Around Cypress Bay High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Cypress Bay High School United States Florida Charles W. Flanagan High School Everglades High School Miramar High School West Broward High School Western High School
Hispanic 52.0% 25.0% 30.0% 42.0% 44.0% 12.0% 47.0% 36.0%
White 37.0% 51.0% 40.9% 20.0% 8.0% 2.0% 33.0% 51.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.8% 2.6% 4.0% 8.0% 5.0% 4.0% 3.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 22.9% 29.0% 35.0% 78.0% 11.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.2% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.8%
Grade 10 25.3%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 25.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 178 responses

  • 89% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 150 responses

  • 27% Freedom and Autonomy for students
  • 25% Wide range of classes
  • 18% Hard working students and teachers
  • 10% Mr. Neely
  • 6% The freedom to learn the truth of subjects
  • 6% The lack of cliques and cypress being a family
  • 4% Openness to change.
  • 3% Accessibility for disabled students
  • 1% All of the above except for lack of cliques

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 110 responses

  • 23% Overcrowded
  • 21% Bathroom cleanliness
  • 12% Food remnants after lunch
  • 12% Competitiveness
  • 10% The eight-period schedule
  • 8% PDA
  • 5% The classrooms are freezing
  • 3% There are no paper towels in the restrooms
  • 2% All of the state tests
  • 2% Stress
  • 2% Long distances between some classes.
  • 1% None Band kids in the Band Room

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 151 responses

  • 32% The freedom and autonomy of students
  • 29% All of these things above
  • 12% The size
  • 11% The great teachers the will inspire you
  • 5% The accomplishments of the student's
  • 3% Size, teachers, principal
  • 3% Everything except get away with everything
  • 2% The constant challenge to strive to become better.
  • 2% The degree of competition
  • 1% The students get away with everything

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 150 responses

  • 51% #onlyatcypress
  • 18% Diversity
  • 7% Striving for the best
  • 7% 4,600 STRONG
  • 7% School of opportunities, success and diversity
  • 5% Success is possible for those who truly seek it
  • 3% All of the above
  • 1% Who knows how to adapt, will survive
  • 1% #youcangetundera3.5gpa

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 111 responses

  • 41% Make friends, with students and teachers
  • 25% Make connections
  • 18% Join extracurriculars to help find a friend group
  • 6% Be yourself and you will find a comfortable place.
  • 6% Make friends with the security people
  • 2% Make friends with administration.
  • 1% Use common sense, not peer pressure

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 125 responses

  • 40% I love everything about this school.
  • 57% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 2% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 1% I hate everything about this school.